Literature & Theater

Gale Literary Sources

(Combination of Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Series and Twayne's Authors Series)
Provides full-text literary content with tools to analyze information. Coverage includes authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Full-text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Includes a Topic Finder tool to help develop keywords and topics.

Literature Resource Center

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

Twayne's Authors Series

Critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. Content includes original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

Scribner Writers Series

Provides access to more than 2,000 original, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.

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Mondays to Thursdays: 9:30AM - 6:00PM
Fridays: 9:30AM - 2:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays and School Holidays: Closed

Spring 2022 Semester
February 7 – June 6, 2022


Reference (research, resources, general)
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2406

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Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2395

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